Afternoon Tea with Authors of Substance

Barbara Taylor Bradford is the bestselling British-American novelist whose career took off in 1979 with her debut novel, A Woman of Substance. She will be coming to Houston, April 8, 2015, for afternoon tea and conversation benefitting The Women’s Home at the Four Seasons alongside author and Congressional Medal of Honor Nominee, Joanne King Herring. This event will […]

Giving Houston a Reason to Run

Sunday, January 18, 2015, thousands of runners gathered at the starting line downtown before the morning light even crested over the buildings. These runners had all trained for months to participate in the Chevron Houston Marathon, and all had their own motivations driving them to the finish line. Every year as a part of the Chevron […]

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Gets Involved at The Cottage Shop

A signed photo of the volunteers in The Cottage Shop, sent by The David M. Underwood Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance On November 14, 2014, The Cottage Shop had the help of a student group from the University of Houston. The David M. Underwood Chapter of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance helped sort, organize and hang donations […]

Introducing Cheri Barton!

If you’ve stopped by The Cottage Shop lately, you may have noticed a new face on staff. The Women’s Home is excited to introduce our new Cottage Shop Manager, Cheri Barton. With a background in both fashion merchandising and psychology, Cheri’s rare combination of skills makes her a perfect fit as manager of The Cottage Shop. […]

Get Into the Swing of Spring

From Left to Right: Kay and Rene Joyce Get into the swing of things with The Women’s Home Men’s & Women’s Invitational Golf Tournament Monday April 6, 2015.  Hosted at the prestigious Champions Golf Club, with a golf clinic featuring Nancy Lopez, long time Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour member with over 48 wins […]

Creative Healing

Sometimes a creative outlet opens the doorway not only to our imagination, but to healing from past traumas. Patti Sue Dumas, a graduate of The Women’s Home and resident of Jane Cizik Garden Place turned to writing in the face of loss and grief. Picking up the pen felt like stepping into her purpose. Raised […]

Crawfish Boil Kick Off

The coldest night this winter couldn’t stop our Crawfish Boil Kick-off. Thursday January 7 our host committee, chaired by Will Chang, Rachel and Alex Lopez, and Stephanie McGraw, met at Café 4212 to kick planning into high gear for our 5th Annual Crawfish Boil this spring. The gathering saw familiar faces who have worked with The Women’s Home for […]

Protiviti Teams Up for The Women’s Home

The Protiviti volunteer team together in The Cottage Shop Just a week before the Thanksgiving holiday, a team of eager women from the Protiviti Group, led by Protiviti team leader, An Yu, rolled up their sleeves for a morning of volunteering at our Cottage Shop. Protiviti is a global consulting and internal audit firm composed […]

Spreading Holiday Cheer

Karen Parrish (Left) with Diana Clouder (Right) holding up one of the prepared gift boxes. Every year for 32 years without fail, the congregation of Cypress United Methodist Church delivers 57 special parcels for our residents. Packed in boot boxes bedecked in bright paper, residents receive full size toiletries and hair care products, lipstick, eye shadow, perfume, […]

Celebrating a Milestone

 Karen George, Capital Campaign Chair (left) and Brenda White, President of The Women’s Home Board of Directors (right) Adele and Ber Pieper graciously opened their home on Thursday, November 20 for the exciting announcement that The Women’s Home had not only achieved, but surpassed the magic halfway mark toward our goal of $22 million of capital […]